NIMka's Inspirations

Srinivasa Ramanujan
  • The man who knew Infinity. Year 2012 is designated as Indian Year of Mathematics on his 125th year of birth, such is his greatness.

Vikram Sarabhai
  • Father of Indian Space. He believed in explaining Rocket Science to children in a simplistic manner.

  • Mathemagician! A Math puzzle expert who was on a mission to make Math education interesting and exciting .

P.K. Srinivasan
  • PKS was a Ramanujan disciple who would pick up the weakest child and make him into an above average performer.

The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.

Sydney J. Harris

To state a theorem and then to show examples of it is literally to teach backwards.

E. Kim Nebeuts

The Kids in our classroom are infinitely more significant than the Subject matter we teach.

Meladee McCarty

How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.

Alexandre Dumas

There is no branch of mathematics, however abstract, which may not someday be applied to the phenomena of the real world.

Nicolai Lobachevsky

Let no one ignorant of geometry enter here.

Inscription above Plato's Academy

Only professional mathematicians learn anything from proofs. Other people learn from explanations.

Ralph Boas

I was asked to memorize what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner.

Aleister Crowley

Tell me and I'll forget. Show me and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand.

Native American saying

Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes.

Mickey Mouse

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